Systems/ Software Test Engineer

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 12-06-2017
Test Engineer will be responsible for developing and executing the overall testing strategy for one or more secure file transfer cross domain systems. The Senior Test engineer will lead a team of qualification test engineers to validate and verify software applications prior to final release.
Responsibilities include:
  • Leading the development of test plans, test procedures, and test cases
  • Leading testing and analysis of test outcomes
  • Assessing and reporting status and test results to management and the customer
  • Leveraging technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness and expanding the use of automation.
This position includes opportunities for providing product support services such as conducting on-site installations and maintenance for deployed systems as well as providing application training to customers. Occasional travel to customer sites may be required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related discipline with 6-8 years related experience. 
  • Candidate must be well versed in the fundamentals of software testing. This includes a demonstrated ability to define and execute a strategy based on system requirements, development goals, and timelines. 
  • Candidate must be experienced in conducting and managing functional, integration, usability, load/stress, and performance testing. 
  • Candidate must be proficient in software development and testing for both Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems. 
  • Candidate must have experience developing automated test scripts using Bash, Python, or similar languages
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.  
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with inspection algorithms and techniques for text, Microsoft Office, Adobe PDF, XML, and audio/video file formats.
  • Experience using TestLink or similar system for test management.
  • Experience with development and testing of secure software systems.
Clearance:  US Citizenship required.  The candidate must possess and have the ability to maintain a US Government Secret Security Clearance for this position.
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